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This is a film that I thought was lost. Gone. I had a digital file of it on one of my external hard drives that crashed. Since I had it on a hard drive I’d...

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Great Screenwriting Of A Non-Verbal Scene

May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’m a screenwriting junkie. For twenty years I was either writing or trying to write screenplays. Then when I joined the Digital Revolution and decided to only write scripts that I could make myself, as...

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Kelley DuHain in an image from a concept film for a future project. (My next film? Even I don't have the answer for that.)

Making a “Concept Film”

March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In my book Naked Filmmaking (both the first edition and the newly revised edition now out on Amazon) I stress the value of trying out ideas for a movie in a “Concept Film.” When starting...

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Following on the heels of posting my first dramatic feature-length film Year up on Vimeo a short while ago, I am now following that with my very first full-length film Dog Soldiers: The Dogumentary. You...

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“Captain” Honors Fallen Iwo Jima Marine

November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the great benefits from having made the films and put out the books and keeping up this website is that it’s all out there for the world to discover and sometimes you hear...

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I love a good long movie. And this blog is about the longest movie I’ve ever seen. It is also universally agreed by filmmakers and critics to be the greatest movie ever made—War and Peace....

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Last 4th of July I commemorated America’s Independence Day by posting Back-To-Britain British movies. This year I am carrying this annual tradition on, but making it more personal, by giving you my movie. For all...

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A new documentary film called Pause Press Play has been out a little while on the Internet and I wanted to post it here and spread the word a bit more. Pause Press Play is...

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Ed Burns Guests On New Sundance Channel Series

January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last weekend I posted a blog about actor/writer/director Ed Burns premiering his new self-financed indie Newlyweds (a cousin effort in naked filmmaking). This morning I received an e-mail from an east coast promotions agency asking...

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My Favorite Films of 2011

December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

The headline might be a little dubious–I’ve only been to the movies a few times this year. I wait for almost everything to come out on DVD or Blu-Ray. Not that I’m not interested in...

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Nightbeats will premiere in Los Angeles in The Method Fest Film Festival on Saturday, March 27 at 9:15 PM. From the time that Bonnie and I set out to make this movie I wanted it...

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